6 Reasons To Consider Acupuncture Instead of Opioids

Six acupuncture organizations have released a 20 page white paper that outlines the profession’s value as an alternative to opioid medication for pain relief. The white paper is the product of a Joint Opioid Task Force established by the American Society of Acupuncturists and the Acupuncture Now Foundation. Other participating organizations include the American Alliance Read More

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Healthcare Medicine Institute reinforces known benefit of acupuncture – headache pain relief

Healthcare Medicine Institute reported on November 14th about a discovery of headache relief achieved with acupuncture. Acupuncture enhances positive patient outcome rates for patients suffering from headaches. In separate and independent investigations, researchers have determined that acupuncture significantly boosts the effectiveness of occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) and levo-tetrahydropalmatine (l-THP) drug therapy. Since the late 1970s, Read More


Can Acupuncture Help Depression?

Acupuncture obviously can’t always treat moderate or severe depression alone and you should consult your doctor before going off or reducing any medication. But, the evidence is clear: acupuncture can improve depression, anxiety, and stress. Harvard Medical School reports depression is one of the top five conditions for which people seek alternative medicine including acupuncture. Read More


Acupuncture for Migraine Headaches

For chronic migraine sufferers, acupuncture for migraines can provide an excellent alternative to complement their medical treatments. Acupuncture, a component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), may be effective in managing certain pain conditions, including migraine headache. Dr. Robert F. Lenahan offers acupuncture for migraines to help patients find their own balance between lifestyle adjustments, medical Read More


Acupuncture May Benefit Patients Who Suffer with MS

Acupuncture can help relieve symptoms related to MS, and deserves further study. In Acupuncture and Multiple Sclerosis: A Review of the Evidence, researchers took a close look at prior studies of MS and found a lack of rigorously designed research that would allow a scientific conclusion to the effectiveness of acupuncture. The majority of the Read More


Acupuncture Nomination: The Press

Originally published July 12, 1992 Point Pleasant resident Robert F. Lenahan has been renominated as a member of the Acupuncture Examining Board, Governor Jim Florio announced. “It gives me great pleasure to renominate Robert Lenahan,” said Governor Florio. “His experience and dedication have made him a valued board member.” Lenahan has chaired the board since Read More